Important Info About Registering
  • BTU members must use a personal day to attend.

  • Supt. Runcie has committed to making sure substitute coverage will be provided for teachers who are taking a personal day.

  • BTU will provide bus transportation to and from the rally. Buses will depart at 4 am sharp that morning and will return at midnight or later.

  • You may bring guests on the trip as long as you register their names on the registration link.


Things to Know Before We Go
 


IF YOUR PLANS CHANGE
:
Let us know if you are no longer riding with us by emailing communications@btuonline.com so we are not expecting you to board a bus.

GUESTS:
We must have all of their names in advance in order for them to travel with us. If you did not specify your guest(s) names when you registered, please send an email listing your name and theirs to communications@btuonline.com)

WHAT TO WEAR:
WEAR RED FOR ED, but please check the Tallahassee forecast beforehand so you are prepared for northern Florida weather. We suggest you bring a poncho in case of rain.

Things to Know on January 13
 
   

DEPARTURE FOR TALLY- WHERE:
BB&T Center (1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL) (NOT BTU)
Lot A1 (Download Parking Map)

DEPARTURE FOR TALLY - WHEN:
4 am sharp. We cannot wait for latecomers, so plan to arrive no later than 3:45 am.

THE TRIP:
  • BRINGING STUDENTS/CHILDREN?: Plan to ride with them on Bus 1.

  • FOOD: Please plan to bring food, snacks and beverages on the bus. There will be vendors in Tallahassee from which you can purchase lunch, and a boxed dinner will be provided for the trip home.

  • STOPS: We will stop at least once for a restroom break and each of the buses has a restroom.

  • WIFI: Buses have basic WiFi, but it is not powerful enough for streaming or gaming.

  • CONVENIENCES: You may want to bring a blanket or extra jacket

  • BUDDY SYSTEM: When you are situated on the bus, be sure to establish a "buddy" that is either next to you or across the aisle to make it easier for bus captains to be sure everyone is on the bus after stops and when departing Tallahassee.

ARRIVAL IN TALLY- WHERE:
Tallahassee/Leon County Civic Center 505 W Pensacola St

ARRIVAL IN TALLY - WHEN:
Approximately 12 Noon. Restrooms and concession stands will be open for attendees and a pre-Rally program will be held.

PARKING FOR THOSE DRIVING

Kleman Plaza, 306 S Duval Street. (Download Map)

THE RALLY:
• 1:00 PM: Marchers organize and proceed to Capitol (a few blocks).
• 2:00 PM: Rally at the Capitol
• 4:00 PM: Walk back to Civic Center.

DEPARTURE FROM TALLY - WHEN:
Approximately 4:30 PM.
(Bus riders, Box Dinner will be delivered to your Bus.)


ARRIVAL IN BROWARD @ the BB&T CENTER - WHEN:
Approximately 12:30 AM (January 14, 2020).


Updates and Additional Information
 

CHANGES AND ADDITIONAL INFO:
Instructions, the schedule and more will be posted at this link: (btuonline.com/jan13/) .

QUESTIONS OR SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS:
Send e-mail to communications@btuonline.com.